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MA Creative Writing Poetry

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Poetry Writing

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You’ve been writing poetry for so long that it’s become a vital part of your life. You may have tried one-off workshops or short courses but find that they are no longer enough. So now is the time to take it further!

This MA is your chance to immerse yourself in writing and reading, and discover more about your imaginative, artistic and intellectual capabilities as a poet. You’ll work intensively on your writing practice with expert guidance and support. And you’ll be part of a group that’s of a consistently high standard, which offers (and expects in return) rigorous feedback and discussion.

An academic context allows you to develop yourself through learning more about poetry across time and place, about form and technique, concept and theory, cause and effect. It’s a chance to read the kinds of poetry you’ve never come across before, and to discover the potential of poetry beyond the forms and approaches you already know.

In our MA Creative Writing (Poetry), we aim to support you in writing poetry of a publishable standard, and to create an encouraging but rigorous environment. You’ll join UEA’s renowned creative writing community in Norwich, a beautiful and historic UNESCO City of Literature.

During the one-year (or two-year part-time) course of intensive reading, writing, exploration and risk-taking, you’ll develop a body of work close in length to a first collection. Through your two Poetry Workshops, you’ll be encouraged to test, extend and refine your poetic technique – an experience that is often exciting and sometimes uncomfortable, but always rewarding. With this in mind, we also give you the chance to learn more about publishing procedures and opportunities, readings, literary awards and more. In the Describing Poetry module that accompanies the first Poetry Workshop, you will be introduced to some of the key thinking about poetry throughout literary history, and encouraged to explore creative-critical approaches to your work. You’ll also choose an optional module from a wide range of creative and critical modules across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. You’ll benefit from the ways in which the study of poetry enhances analytical, conceptual and verbal skills, as well as refine your powers of precision, argument and logic.

Within UEA’s world-famous writing community, you’ll have the opportunity to meet some of the UK’s leading poets and poetry editors, and to benefit from their insight and expertise. Our annual anthology is professionally published and distributed to a key list of poetry houses and other contacts.

UEA also hosts an annual Poetry Festival, part of which is an event showcasing the MA poets’ work. You’ll have the opportunity to attend a masterclass and to discuss your writing one-to-one with the Poetry Festival Fellow. UEA is also part of a thriving network of regional poetry activity, which offers plenty of opportunities to gain performance experience and to get involved in publication.

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For this course (per year)

International fees Course fees for EU and international students

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent preferred in any subject. Candidates will be expected to submit a portfolio of writing for assessment - up to 20 pages of poetry.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university known for its high standard across both taught and research postgraduate courses. Based in Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, the university has an excellent international reputation for the high standard of its research output. UEA is home to over 17,000 students, of which around 25% are postgraduate students. UEA is part of one of the biggest research communities in Europe... more

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Creative Writing

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Maybe you’re a novelist.

You sit, for hours every day, pouring over your laptop screen, your keyboard struggling to keep up with the velocity of your fingers. It’s your second instalment of a seven-book series, and your fans are waiting eagerly. It’s three am. You’ve been writing for weeks.

Or perhaps you’re a poet.

After your lectures, you sit leisurely in a café, tea at the ready, articulating your weekly musings. The spine of the notebook groans, you’ve written so much, it can hold no more. The paper awaits your contemplations, your handwriting speeds up.

You could be a scriptwriter. A short-story enthusiast. You might be a writer of haikus, on bits of napkin, or letters to your granny in the highlands – or perhaps you’ve only ever written inside birthday cards. Even if you’ve only ever considered putting pen to paper, we’re asking you: do you want to write?

UEA’s Creative Writing Society is proud to exist in one of the UK’s most vibrant scenes for writing and literature. The city of Norwich is brimming with writers’ events: poetry open mics, famous authors, independent publishing houses, and we’re right in the heart of it!

Of course, we don’t just sit silently and scribble. Most of our writing workshops round off with a drink in the union bar or café, and we also collaborate with other societies, like Litsoc, Eggbox Publishing and Headucate.

But most we’re famous at UEA for our open mics, when three or four times a semester, we head out to a venue in town. Members bring friends and flatmates, grab a drink, and then get behind a mic to read, shout, sing, whisper, perform, pour water over their heads (yes, we had that once) by way of sharing their work! It’s always an amazing variation of talent, and an inspiration to see what you come up with.

If any of this has roused your interest, please get in touch with us! We're always more than happy to meet new members...

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New Writing

Future and form at uea.

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The UEA Creative Writing programme has announced a major new project, Future and Form, supported by £240,000 in Arts Council funding. It will be a centrepiece of the CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of Creative Writing at UEA. Future and Form will partner UEA alumni Ayòbámi Adébáyò, Mona Arshi (pictured), Tash Aw, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Mitch Johnson and James McDermott with creative technologists, schools and cultural organisations to explore the interface between contemporary literature and creative technology. Among the technology partners are StoryFutures Academy: the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London, and Immersive Studios, Norwich. The writers and technologists will work together over a nine month development period, in which they will explore new forms of writing and dissemination, culminating in a six-venue exhibition.

For more on CW50: www.newwriting.net/subjects/cw50

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Unesco Utrecht city of literature

A medium-sized city (population 230,000) in the East of England, Norwich is a place where ideas and the written word have flourished for over 900 years. The city’s literary heritage includes the first book to be published in English by a woman: Revelations of Divine Love written by Julian of Norwich in the fourteenth century which still resonates to this day. In more recent times, Britain’s first MA in Creative Writing was founded at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Writers of world standing – including Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro – emerged from this programme. It is now widely regarded as one of the most influential courses for new writing.  In 1989 W. G. “Max” Sebald, perhaps one of the most original writers of the twentieth century, founded the British Centre for Literary Translation at UEA. This centre drives collaboration between writers and translators from across the world and has served as a model for new translation centres in Poland, India, China and Egypt.

The creative sector is integral to Norwich. Residents spend more per head on culture than anywhere else in the UK. For five consecutive years, The Millennium Library has issued the highest number of books of any library in the country. Norwich also boasts the oldest city arts festival in the UK and each year the Norfolk and Norwich Festival attracts thousands of visitors with its cutting-edge programme.

Writers Centre Norwich – which led the UNESCO City of Literature bid – was established in 2003 as a ground breaking collaboration between UEA, Arts Council England, Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council. In 2015 the Writers’ Centre is moving to the magnificent Dragon Hall, a Grade 1 listed medieval trading hall. With ambitious plans to establish this as a national centre for writing, the reputation of Norwich as a world-leader for literary innovation is set to grow further still.

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New Writing Live

New Writing Live is the little sibling festival of UEA Live and is run, programmed and promoted entirely by UEA students. They are the bridge between UEA’s current student writers and those that are breaking into the world of professional authorship. Every New Writing Live event welcomes one or more alumni of Creative Writing UEA to share their recently published work alongside fresh work by the next generation of UEA writers. All events are free, fun and open to everyone. New Writing Live offers the chance to meet poets, playwrights, novelists and storytellers at every stage of artistic development, and to share, question and grow together as artists. We are pleased to support New Writing Live alongside newwriting.net

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New Writing

New Writing is a collaboration between UEA Publishing Project and the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, home of the world-renowned UEA Creative Writing MA. It showcases new writing from UEA students, faculty and alumni, in the fields of fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, work in translation and critical writing, along with commissioned work from national and international literature projects. It is part of the UEA Publishing Project umbrella with ongoing support from UEA and the British Centre for Literary Translation.

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Publishing Project

UEA Publishing Project presently operates through four main imprints; Strangers Press, which publishes short stories in translation, from internationally acclaimed and newcomers alike; Boiler House Press, a literary publisher of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and everything in-between; Egg Box Publishing, which is run in partnership with students to promote their work and help them gain experience in the field of publishing; and, most recently, Full Circle Editions, a publisher of writers and artists of the region with a strong local and oral history component, as well as exquisitely produced new versions of old classics.

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British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW)

The British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW) holds the private archive of the Nobel Laureate, Doris Lessing, as well as literary material from prize-winning authors including Malcolm Bradbury, JD Salinger, Roger Deakin, Lorna Sage, Nadine Gordimer, Lee Child, and W.G. Sebald.

The BACW collection also includes more than 450 audio and video recordings of the UEA Literary Festival (now UEA Live). The collections are available to students and scholars, and to interested members of the public, by prior arrangement.

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Creative Writing at UEA

Home to the UK’s first creative writing MA, the University of East Anglia has been at the forefront of pioneering excellence in creative writing for the past 50 years. With more published writers than any other institution in the UK, our esteemed, prize-winning alumni have become some of the most distinguished voices of the contemporary era.

In 2020-2021 we celebrated the past, interrogate the present and sparked debates about the future as we marked five decades as a global leader in creative writing. UEA Live’s 2020-21 programme paid tribute to the course and its legacy, with a series of events featuring alumni and past and present visiting professors of the creative writing course.

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Waterstones in Norwich is the largest bookshop in England’s UNESCO City of Literature, offering students and all book lovers an ever-changing range of books.

For 25 years Waterstones have been hosting UEA Live book signings, giving our audiences the chance to meet their favourite authors in person. Their passionate team are always on hand with recommendations and advice. Books can be purchased from online  here .

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National Centre for Writing

The National Centre for Writing celebrates and explores the artistic and social power of creative writing and literary translation. Their on-going programme of innovative collaborations engages writers, literary translators and readers, in projects that support new voices and new stories. They’re based at the historic Dragon Hall in Norwich, where workshops and mentoring are regularly available for writers at all levels, both face-to-face and online. Projects range from major international partnerships to vibrant festivals and the City of Literature strand of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

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VisitNorwich: City of Stories

VisitNorwich are a team of local and industry experts working alongside VisitBritain and VisitEngland to reach international and national networks. They are committed to bringing projections, suggestions and actions together, driving prosperity for everyone in our fine city. With an exciting, successful rebrand in 2019 leading their creative direction, they aim to promote the uniqueness and creativity of the city, making a big impact in the City of Stories. A not-for-profit, they’re part of Norwich Business Improvement District, and partly funded by Norwich City Council along with their own paid Partnership scheme.

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Head East is a new year-long campaign celebrating the rich diversity of arts, culture and heritage in and around Norfolk and Suffolk. If you are looking for a great day out or experience across the counties – there is an abundance of places, spaces and events to explore close to home, for a day, an overnight stay or longer. With something for everyone, you can search for the latest news and updates at HeadEast_UK on Instagram or here on the Visit East of England website.

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Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is the region’s largest annual celebration of crime writing and one of the fastest-growing literary festivals in the UK. Many incredible crime writers have attended the festival in recent years, including Val McDermid, Attica Locke, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Louise Doughty, James Runcie, Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Peter James, Anthony Horowitz, Nicci French, Paula Hawkins and Benjamin Black.

Noirwich is about the reading and the writing of crime fiction. The festival explores how the genre works and where it is going, thanks to the unique connection with the University of East Anglia’s creative writing department. Find out more at www.noirwich.co.uk

If you have a query which you cannot find the answer to on our website, please feel free to contact us.

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BA (Hons) Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism with a Placement Year

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Course overview.

Truth-seekers and storytellers apply here. In a world where it’s hard to know what’s true and what’s not, we’ll teach you how to find out what’s really going on, and how to generate news stories that can make a difference.  

You’ll create your own online news, podcast and digital videos – the best are published on our  UEAJornalism website. You’ll practice live broadcasting and go to court to report on real criminal cases. You’ll learn inclusive journalism too, working with diverse communities to help them tell their stories. Importantly, you’ll also study UK media law so you can practice professional journalism. On BA Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism with a Placement Year, you’ll normally spend 9-12 months of your third year in a placement, gaining invaluable working experience and employability skills in a relevant area of your choice. 

At UEA you’re not just one of the crowd – we offer small group learning so you can develop the skills you need to find, research and create stories for radio, TV and online. We’re BJTC accredited and we also offer excellent learning support to guide you through the process of creating your own journalism, not just studying the theory.  

Our lecturers have decades of experience as journalism professionals, working for major broadcasters such as the BBC, and they’ll use that experience to get you industry ready. We're not just a normal university course – we're a learning community based in Norwich city centre at “Broadcast House” .   

We're extremely proud of our Journalism graduates who have gone on to work at BBC, ITV, Bauer Media, Newsquest and many more.  Lots of our students even start work as freelance journalists while still on the course, which is another great reason to choose UEA Journalism. 

Placement Year and Study Abroad

Want to graduate with professional experience? On this course, you'll typically spend 9-12 months of your third year* in a placement, gaining invaluable work experience and employability skills in a relevant area of your choice. You'll be expected to seek your own work placement, and will be supported in doing so by UEA’s Career Central Service and your School. Support for you to find your placement will start early in the first year and will be tailored to the particular needs you'll have at various stages of the process.     

The field in which you'll do your placement will depend on your own interests, and some of the preparatory workshops will help you clarify these interests, your values and your career goals. Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism graduates go into a wide range of sectors, and so placements can be done in fields such as media, public relations, marketing, the public sector, creative industries and many more. We'll, however, require that the tasks you'll conduct as part of your placement meet the required learning outcomes and are complex enough to help you develop a range of skills that you'll be able to translate and use during the final year of your degree and your post-graduation career.     

*Placements may be shorter on some occasions, or take place during different years of the degree, but this has to be agreed by the Placement Director and Learning and Teaching Services. 

Have a business idea? If you have an idea you think would make a great business, you may be able to turn your Placement Year into a ‘Year in Enterprise’*. Your idea (business plan, budget etc.), motivation and academic record would have to be assessed by our team.  Should you be given the go-ahead, you could use the year to start your business in a structured and supportive environment, accessing numerous training courses and extensive mentoring.  

*Note that if you’re studying with us on a Student Visa, you can’t currently undertake a Year in Enterprise due to Visa rules. 


The degree is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) . As a successful graduate, as well as receiving your degree, you'll receive a Journalism Skills Certificate from the BJTC. This professional qualification lets future employers know you have received industry-standard training, have learned the core skills they require and are ready for employment.

The BJTC is supported by major industry players such as Reuters, ITN, BBC, Channel 4, Associated Press, ITV and Sky News and these may offer placement opportunities. (In the event of continuing pandemic circumstances, the BJTC may authorise an alternative means of demonstrating and assessing a student’s industrial understanding and engagement). 

As this is a BJTC accredited course, you'll be able to read the UEA’s ‘Promise of Performance’ , our commitment to deliver a course which has undergone BJTC scrutiny. 

Study and Modules

You’ll be treated as a journalist from Day One of this course, out looking for stories right from the start. You’ll learn the basic journalistic skills you need to find, research and create news stories. You’ll learn how to use professional cameras and audio recording equipment, and you’ll create audio, video and text stories. You’ll develop and populate your own website with stories which you can show to a potential employer. You'll learn about media regulation, law and ethics, which are essential components of functioning as a journalist in the UK. You’ll receive two hours of voice coaching either one-to-one or in small groups. 

Compulsory Modules

Introduction to journalism, introduction to audio visual skills, media industries, law and the journalist.

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Teaching and Learning

Your learning will take place at Broadcast House at least one day per week, and this will normally follow a workshop format. Sessions will contain elements of lecture, seminar and class discussion along with practical reporting activities. There will be hands-on workshops where you’ll learn how to use cameras and audio recorders and how to edit audio and video. Self-directed study time will include watching, reading and listening to the news every day; finding, researching and producing news stories on a weekly basis, and background reading via textbooks.

In your first year, you’ll produce an online portfolio of journalistic work which you'll populate with text, audio and video news stories. Other assessment will follow traditional academic norms, such as essays and presentations. There will be a law and regulation exam which you must pass to proceed to Year Two of the degree.  

In your second year, you'll delve deeper into journalistic practice, studying investigative and ethical dilemmas which today’s journalists face.  You’ll take part in workshops to hone your practical radio, online and video skills. You’ll also participate in 15 student-led “newsdays” in which you’ll spend the day working with your colleagues to create online content, radio bulletins or TV programmes. You’ll also further your study of media law, political and public affairs and industry regulation. You'll continue to receive voice coaching either one-to-one or in small groups. 


Journalism practice and ethics, newsroom practice 1, journalism placement preparation, optional a modules, digital mediascapes, media, globalisation and culture, marketing communications, power and society, technological tools for media accessibility (level 5), beginners' spanish i - a1 cefr, beginners' french i - a1 cefr, digital media and society, british india: empire, nation and the people in south asia, theorising television, media, communication and social change, beginners' russian i - a1 cefr, the modern middle east, popular music, methods of social research, the media and identity, beginners' arabic i, beginners' german i - a1.1 cefr, lies, algorithms and concertos: understanding media and cultural policy, introduction to british sign language i.

Your second year is more intensive with practical workshops and newsdays at Broadcast House throughout the year. Sessions on Law and Public Affairs and some option modules will follow a more formal lecture/seminar format. You'll also visit courts and local councils and practice your reporting skills on these visits. You’ll receive support in finding and organising placements during Year Two. In your self-directed study time, you’ll watch, listen and read a wider variety of news outlets which will prepare you for your newsdays. You'll continue to find, research and publish stories on your personal website on a weekly basis. Weekly reading of key texts will form an important part of your learning.  

You'll produce more in-depth news stories in text, video and audio formats. You’ll be assessed on your practical reporting skills over the course of 15 newsdays. There will be some traditional academic work such as essays and presentations. There will once again be an examination testing your understanding of law and regulation which you mass pass to proceed to your final year.  

Your third year will be spent on your placement, providing you with the opportunity to experience the world of work while applying the skills and knowledge you’ve developed during your first two years of study. 


You’ll spend your third year on a placement. You'll be responsible for securing your own placement, but you’ll be aided by UEA’s well-established connections throughout the UK and beyond. During your placement, you’ll be supported by a placement mentor, who will regularly monitor and review your progress with you. You’ll also have access to remote support from UEA to make sure everything is going smoothly and that you’re getting the most out of your experience. 

You'll be asked to reflect on your placement by, for instance, offering a self-appraisal of what you have learnt and demonstrating your broader commercial awareness of your placement’s sector. 


Newsroom practice 2, extended journalism project, accessing all areas: diversity, gender and inclusion politics in today's media, greening the world: the politics of energy and climate change, britain and europe, political journalism, entry requirements.

UK and International fee-paying students. Choose UK or International above to see relevant information. The entry point is in September each year.

We welcome and value a wide range of qualifications, and we recognise that some students might take a mixture of different qualifications. We have listed typical examples that we  accept for entry.   

You should hold or be working towards the specified English and Mathematics requirements and one of the examples of typical entry qualifications listed below. If your qualifications aren’t listed, or if you are taking a combination of qualifications that isn’t specified, please contact Admissions.  

All applicants must hold or be working towards GCSEs in English Language and Mathematics at minimum grade C or grade 4.  

In place of Mathematics GCSE we can also consider Functional Skills Level 2 Mathematics.

We accept a wide range of English Language qualifications, please see our  English Language equivalencies page.     

UEA are committed to ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to all, regardless of their background or experiences. One of the ways we do this is through our  contextual admissions schemes .

Contextual offer:  BBC

Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDM

Contextual offer:  DMM

Combinations of BTEC and A levels

Extended Diploma: DDM

Diploma:  DD plus B at A level. 

Extended Certificate: D plus BB at A level. 

BTEC in Public Services, Uniformed Services and Business Administration are all excluded from our BTEC offers

Access to HE Diploma  

Access to Humanities and Social Sciences Pathway. Pass Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 30 credits at Level 3 and Merit in 15 credits at Level 3  

T levels  

Obtain an overall Pass including a B in the core of the T Level and a Distinction in the Occupational Specialism. 

Foundation Year options:

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes such as https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/undergraduate/ba-film-and-television-studies-with-a-foundation-year or https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/undergraduate /ba-media-studies-with-a-foundation-year

International Baccalaureate  

32 points overall

Irish Leaving Certificate

3 subjects at H2, 3 subjects at H3

Scottish Highers

Scottish advanced highers.

BCC  A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable

If your application tells us that you're passionate about your chosen course, we will invite you to a one-to-one online interview with one of our experienced journalists. This is a chance to meet us, discuss the course and tell us about your interest in Journalism, giving you a taste of what it would be like to study it here at UEA. You'll be asked to talk about your favourite news programme, for example, and what kind of articles you'd enjoy writing, and you'll also have the chance to talk about your current studies, extra-curricular interests and what excites you about being a journalist.

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application. 

Our  Admissions Policy applies to the admissions of all undergraduate applicants.

We accept many international qualifications for entry to this course. For specific details about your country, view our information for  International Students .

If you do not meet the academic and/or English language requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO UEA offers progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of a preparation programme. Depending on your interests, and your qualifications you can take a variety of routes to this degree.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):   

IELTS:  7.5  overall (minimum  7.5  in all components) 

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our  English Language Equivalencies  for a list of example qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.  

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date. 

  If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study.

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees   

View our information for Tuition Fees .  

Scholarships and Bursaries  

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. View our range of Scholarships for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates. 

Course Related Costs

You'll be required to travel into the centre of Norwich for some of your modules. You'll be required to travel within Norfolk to report on news stories on a regular basis, and some limited travel outside of the county may be required. Some additional study trips or visits may require a student contribution. Technical equipment will be provided although it's beneficial for students to have access to a modern smart phone.  

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs. 

How to Apply

UCAS Hub is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. 

Your application does not have to be completed all at once.  Register or sign in to UCAS  to get started.  

Once you submit your completed application, UCAS will process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges. 

The Institution code for the  University of East Anglia  is  E14. 

View our guide to applying through UCAS for useful tips, key dates and further information: 

How to apply through UCAS  


After the course.

After the course you’ll be ready to work as a staff or freelance broadcast journalist in local or regional newsrooms. Students of related courses at UEA have gone on to careers in radio, TV, online and other forms of journalism. 

Examples of careers you could enter include: 

  • Independent local radio reporter  
  • Local or regional TV / Radio journalist 
  • Local or national newspaper journalist 
  • Independent media production company staff 
  • Journalist for a national or international broadcaster  
  • Running your own business 

Discover more on our Careers webpages . 

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